The ideas were generated within the course of entrepreneurship with included mentoring, organized by the Regional Youth RAISE Center (RYC) - Breznik.

10 young people took part in the training and four of them presented their business plans online. The others are expected to do so later this year at the youth center, where a meeting of participants from all editions of the entrepreneurship trainings will be organized.

Christiana, Alexandra, Stilian and David presented not only their ideas, but also their detailed vision for development, they also presented the next 10 steps they will take to implement their projects, as well as what would be possible obstacles for them and possible competitors.

A competent jury in the person of Stanimira Hadjimitova, director of the Center for Sustainable Communities Development, the founding organization of the RYC Breznik, as well as training mentors Yana Traykova and Alexander Grozdanov from the Association of Bulgarian Leaders and Entrepreneurs, gave guidance to young people on what research to make and where to focus their efforts so as to obtain maximum results.

In addition to creating an online store for gifts and gift boxes, a company for decorations and figures made of plaster and cement, as well as an administrative center for accounting, legal services, translation and legalization, the idea to develop alternative tourism in the region namely through extreme experiences also came to the mind of one of the participants.

The team of the Regional Youth RAISE Center and the team of the whole RAISE Youth project will also work on the implementation of this new tourist challenge.

The next entrepreneurship training is about to start, so if you are interested in developing your own business or you have been hesitant to get involved, you can do it now! Follow our website and Facebook page -  for more information!

The RAISE Youth project, implemented by the Center for Development of Sustainable Communities, covers over 500 young people aged between 18 and 29, living in the municipalities of Pernik, Breznik, Trun, Radomir, Zemen and Kovachevtsi, who are not currently involved. Within its framework, various trainings for career and personal development are passed, and the most active 20 participants will be provided with additional training and mentoring assistance to start their own business.

The RAISE Youth project is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment.


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